Dr Andrew Barbera, Specialist Orthodontist BDS, BScDent(Hons), DClinDent, MOrth(Edin), MRACDS(Orth) Member of Australian Society of Orthondontists Certified Member of the Australasian Orthodontic Board Member of European Orthodontic Society Member of Australian Dental Association
Dr Andrew L Barbera is a registered Specialist Orthodontist with over 15 years experience within the dental profession.
After graduating with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery at the University of Adelaide in 2001, Andrew spent several years in private dental practice at Broken Hill and Cobar, NSW. He returned to Adelaide in 2005 and obtained first class honours for the Bachelor of Science in Dentistry (Hons). For his honours degree and thesis he was awarded the Colin Cormie Scholarship by the Australian Dental Research Foundation. Reference to the honours thesis is: Barbera AL. 2006. 'An evaluation of head balance and craniofacial reference lines'. BScDent(Hons) thesis. University of Adelaide, Adelaide SA. Reference to the subsequent journal article publication based on the above thesis is: Barbera AL, Sampson WJ, & Townsend GC. 2009. 'An evaluation of head position and craniofacial reference line variation'. HOMO - Journal of Comparative Human Biology, volume 60, issue 1, pp 1-28.
Andrew went on to train as a Specialist Orthodontist for three years full time in the Doctor of Clinical Dentistry, University of Adelaide. His doctorate thesis reference is: Barbera AL. 2008. Corrected head position. DClinDent thesis. University of Adelaide, Adelaide SA.
The published journal article relating to Andrew's Doctorate thesis is: Barbera AL, Sampson WJ, & Townsend GC. 2014. 'Variation in natural head position and establishing corrected head position'. HOMO - Journal of Comparative Human Biology, volume 65, issue 3, pp 187-200.
At the end of Andrew's specialist orthodontics training he successfully passed examinations for the Membership in Orthodontics of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and for the Membership of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons. Andrew has also contributed to teaching orthodontics at the University of Adelaide for 8 years from 2008 to 2015 inclusive. Other memberships in addition to those mentioned in text before are: Member of Australian Society of Orthodontists, Certified Member of the Australasian Orthodontic Board, Member of European Orthodontic Society, and Member of Australian Dental Association.
Dr Andrew L Barbera is a full time clinical orthodontist, working as the private Practice Principal of North Adelaide Orthodontics, and as a Senior Visiting Specialist in the public Orthodontic Unit, Adelaide Dental Hospital. Andrew enjoys working with people of all ages from children to teens to adults, believing everyone should have the opportunity of a great smile and good bite. Andrew co-ordinates orthodontic treatment well with each patient's general dentist and is very thorough in his approach to treatment diagnosis, planning, and techniques.
Jessica, Dental Assistant Jessica is a valued Dental Assistant at North Adelaide Orthodontics. Jessica has 5 years experience in the dental industry and endeavours to ensure our patients feel calm and comfortable during their visits. She has also completed her Certificate III in Dental Assisting. In her spare time, Jessica enjoys spending time with her family and friends.
Sharni, Dental Assistant/Receptionist Sharni has joined North Adelaide Orthodontics in March 2022. With over a year's experience in the dental industry, Sharni joins North Adelaide Orthodontics team as a Dental Assistant and Receptionist.She is very passionate about providing the best service and care towards our patients. Sharni has completed her Certificate III in Dental Assisting and has decided to take on further study to help up skill her knowledge in Dental. In her spare time, Sharni enjoys spending time with her two Dachshunds.
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